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  • Graduation 2016 Information

    With graduation quickly approaching, please make a note of the following important information:

    Thursday, May 12th-Cap and gown distribution

    Friday, May 13th – Last day for Seniors to complete academic requirements

    Monday, May 16th-Senior Awards Night-7:00pm in HCPA

    Friday, May 20th/Monday, May 23rd – Senior finals

    Monday, May 18th – through May 23rd- Senior clearance, submit checkout forms

    Monday, May 18th – Senior Awards Night @ 7:00pm in HCPA

    Thursday, May 26th – Mandatory graduation rehearsal @ 6:30am starting in cafeteria

    Thursday, May 26th – Class of 2016 Graduation Ceremony @ 7:00pm in stadium

    Lastly, if you still haven’t yet ordered your cap and gown, please do so immediately by contacting Elite Southwest at 623-385-8230 or going to www.esbalfour.com

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  • Prom is coming!

    This year’s theme is, All That Glitters is Gold! Prom will be held on May 14th at SOHO 63 from 8-11PM. Prom tickets are on sale during both lunches in the bookstore at Higley High School! The tickets are selling for $50 for an individual and $80 per couple. These prices will last until the day of Prom, May 14th, when the prices will be $60 at the door.


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  • High School summer school registration open

    Current Higley Unified School District students can now register for high school summer school. Options are available for credit recover, grade replacement and credit advancement. All students must seek counselor approval prior to registration. These classes will be held in June. Class times will be 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. and noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Cost is $170.00 per session (1/2 credit offered per session).

    The registration deadline is May 31, 2016. Additional information may be found at husd.org/summerschool.

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  • Higley High School Graduation Speech and National Anthem Opportunity

    Graduating Seniors! If you are interested in being a student speaker or singing the National Anthem at graduation or at the end of the year Awards Ceremony, please review the following information


    • Delivering a speech at graduation is a prestigious honor. As the voice of the Class of 2016, please ensure that you represent the very best amoung Higley High seniors. Speeches should be reflective of the graduation ceremony in content and scope.
    • Speeches should be 2 minutes in length.
    • Speeches will be reviewed by a selection committee.
    • Speeches will be evaluated based on message, clarity and focus of ideas, appeal to audience, professionalism, and presentation.

    Please provide a copy of your typed speech for initial review to Ms. Smith in the counseling/career center no later than Friday, April 22nd by 2:15pm. Please include your name, student ID and English teacher in the heading. There will be two student speakers. One will be selected from the top 10 students and one from the entire student body. Prospective speakers will then be scheduled to present speeches to the committee on Thursday, April 28th at 2:15pm in room 758. Please see the Speech Performance Rubric for grading criteria.

    National Anthem

    Tryouts for singing the National Anthem at graduation and the awards ceremony will take place Thursday, April 28th at 3:00pm in room 758. There are two performance opportunities: first selection will sing at graduation and second selection will sing at the awards ceremony. Please see the Vocal Performance Rubric for grading criteria.


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  • Higley Athletes for 2016-17

    Higley High School is moving to an online clearance system for athletes for the 2016-17 school year.  We would like to immediately implement the new system as Register My Athlete 

    Parents of athletes will need to create an account for their child.  This online system allows parents to register their athletes for all sports online and eliminate the use of paper in the clearance process.  Please click on the link below for instructions to complete this process.  Should you need additional help, please feel free to contact Elizabeth Lafayette at 480-279-7317 or by email at Elizabeth.lafayette@husd.org

    Instructions for Parents


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  • 2016

    Higley High School Seniors,

    If you haven’t yet ordered your cap and gown and graduation supplies, please do so as soon as possible. You can order at


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  • Support Higley High and receive up to $400 AZ Tax Credit
    The state of Arizona allows you to receive a tax credit of up to $200 ($400 if married and filing jointly) when you make an ECA tax credit donation to our school. We will use your tax dollar donation to help fund extra curricular activities and opportunities for our students to extend their learning beyond the regular school day and you will get a dollar-for-dollar credit towards your tax return. Before and after school tutoring, school clubs and field trip experiences are just a few of the enrichment programs that are made possible when ECA funds are donated to our school.  Please name Higley High School as the recipient of your donation so that we may provide quality enrichment programs like these for our learners. We appreciate your support and are dedicated to spending your tax dollars responsibly.
    We THANK YOU for your tax credit donations.
    If you wish to make a donation, please see our Tax Credit page for more information. 
    Interested in more information about ECA tax credits?

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  • Higley board names Nancy Diab-Scott as new Higley High principal

    The Higley Unified School District Governing Board approved Wednesday the hiring of Nancy Diab-Scott as the new principal at Higley High School. Mrs. Diab-Scott will take on her role in  July 2016. Mrs. Diab-Scott is currently principal at Higley’s Sossaman Middle School. She first joined the district in 2005 and has served as an assistant principal previously at Higley High and Cortina Elementary. Her teaching career began in 1999.
    Welcome to the Knights family, Mrs. Diab-Scott.

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  • Higley High Parents - Get the latest news
    Stay informed of news and events at Higley High School through our E-Alert system. You can click here and select what information you want sent automatically to your e-mail address, including communication from the principal and district.

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  • Reminder: Parking Permits
    All cars in the student parking lot must have a parking permit for this year.  We will begin booting cars that are parked without a parking permit; which means that your car will not be drivable until you have purchased a $75 permit.

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  • Budget 101

    Budget 101

    Want to learn more about school funding? We’ve created a video to help explain.

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  • Parentvue
    Parents can see student grades and attendance records through a system called “ParentVue.” Teachers post assignments and grades, along with daily attendance, on the system that can then be viewed by parents through a home computer or cell phone. Teachers post links to ParentVue (sometimes referred to as "Online grades") through their teacher webpages. You can also reach ParentVue through this link.

    To use ParentVue, parents need a personal code created by their student’s school. Please visit your school office for more information.

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Higley High School is a comprehensive, "A" rated, 9-12 high school serving the educational needs of students in Gilbert, AZ. In 2015, Higley High was named one of "America's Most Challenging" High Schools by the Washington Post for its academic offerings. Higley High School was awarded an A+ SCHOOL OF EXCELLENCE designation by the Arizona Education Foundation. Higley offers a wide range of curriculum designed to challenge all students and prepare them for college and careers after high school. Some of these programs include a full range of AP, honors, and dual enrollment courses along with Career and Technical Education and Engineering programs.  In addition to a commitment to outstanding academics, Higley High encourages all students to participate in extra-curricular activities. Whether it be the fine arts, sports, student council, or one of many campus clubs, Higley High is the place to get involved and enhance your high school experience. Welcome to Higley High School.



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